The first table below looks at the demand for Data Mining skills in IT contracts advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Data Mining over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the Aberdeen region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Data Mining
Rank 18 32 29
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -3
Contract jobs citing Data Mining 3 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 2.59% 0.50% 0.46%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 10.00% 3.13% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £419 £425 £365
% change year-on-year
-1.47% +16.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £23.50 £52.50 £51.00
% change year-on-year
-55.23% +2.94%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
Aberdeen
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
30 32 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Aberdeen 25.86% 15.92% 15.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 16 14
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £215 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £579 £563 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £28.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.75%
Data Mining
Scotland

Data Mining
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Data Mining across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Data Mining Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

Data Mining
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining.

1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS
3 1 (33.33%) XML
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) XHTML
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (33.33%) SAP BI
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Change Management
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) HTML
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Data Mining
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Aberdeen region citing Data Mining also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Data Mining. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (33.33%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP BI
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 3 (100.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) DBA
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) OBIEE Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) XML
1 1 (33.33%) XHTML
1 1 (33.33%) Ajax
1 1 (33.33%) LINQ
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Modelling
1 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Use Case
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) Business Objects
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft